irony is striking in that one of the best windows to the past comes
from technology entirely unknown at the time -- in this instance
desktop PC flight simulator software. Various features are
planned, but for now this section is comprised of a collection of
screenshots from (mostly) Microsoft Flight Simulator 2004 with various
that help to back-date the sim to the time of our interest.
Most of the add-ons are available for free download. In the
near future links will be given below that will take you to the source
of the subjects in these scenes for those who are interested.
Click the thumbnails to see the full screenshot. Underneath each one is a link that brings you back here. In most cases the full screenshot is itself a link to a larger version that shows more detail. The large version is in turn a link to the smaller one.
The Ocala (Florida) Flight Simulator Club is a loosely-formed
enthusiastic -- band of aviation and flight sim enthusiasts.
were priviledged and honored to share our hobby with the residents of
Retirement Home near Fort McCoy, Florida on November 17,
2011. This video
by Carol Ayers captures the pride that we felt in being able to serve
the home's residents in this way. It was a very special
occasion. You can also read an account of the day
written by John Allard, our writer premier, for the monthly newsletter of the club,
Note to site visitors outside of the U.S.A.: My excitement for this event shows obvious patriotism and pride in my country, but this is in no way intended to denounce anyone else's national heritage. It is my hope that you love your country as much as I love mine.